Fuel for thought

Knight, Helen; Nuthall, Keith
April 2004
Engineer (00137758);4/16/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7649, p22
Focuses on the possibility of hydrogen-powered civil aircraft according to research of the European Union. Cost associated with the establishment of the necessary infrastructure; Impact of the international emissions agreement with the implementation of the infrastructure; Feasibility to place fuel tanks on aircraft. INSET: THE CASE AGAINST HYDROGEN FUEL CELLS.


Related Articles

  • FAA Issues Fuel Tank Safety Rules. Goyer, Robert // Flying;Nov2001, Vol. 128 Issue 11, p36 

    Reports on the issuance of fuel tank safety rules by the United States Federal Aviation Administration to minimize the possibility of tank explosions.

  • AVIATION. Stover, Dawn // Popular Science;Feb2001, Vol. 258 Issue 2, p28 

    Presents news briefs on aviation. Test on adding nitrogen to empty aviation fuel tanks; Equipment for removing ice from airplane wings.

  • How are airplane fuel tanks constructed so as to keep... Bell, William; Wessner, Cecelia // Popular Science;Feb96, Vol. 248 Issue 2, p77 

    Reports on the construction of airplane fuel tanks. Location of fuel tanks on airplanes.

  • Firefighting Koala is all set for service in Sardinia.  // Flight Daily News;6/16/2003, Issue 2, p34 

    Agusta Westland has delivered an All9 Koala helicopter to Italian operator Elieuro. The aircraft will be performing firefighting operations in Sardinia, Italy. The Koala will he able to deploy and extract ground-based fire teams, typically comprising seven people, from remote areas and is...

  • NATIONAL AIRLINES FUEL MANAGEMENT AND ALLOCATION MODEL. Darnell, D. Wayne; Loflin, Carolyn // Interfaces;Feb77, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p1 

    The Fuel Management and Allocation Model determines the optimal strategy for fueling aircraft and can be used to support both short and long-term planning. It has been used operationally by the Fuels Management and Flight Control Departments of National Airlines for over two years, resulting in...

  • FILL'ER UP! Reid, John // Model Airplane News;Jun2006, Vol. 134 Issue 6, p54 

    The article presents useful tips and information regarding the choice and installation of proper fuel systems for different airplanes. If fuel systems are properly installed in an airplane, then these components can last for the life of the aircraft and never cause problems. But, as a wide...

  • AEROSPACE: Hydrogen hopes. Nathan, Stuart // Engineer (Online Edition);6/20/2011, p26 

    The article focuses on approaches mentioned by Aerospace companies to reduce dependency of the aircraft industry on fossil fuels. It highlights several options including the use of hydrogen to power on-board fuel cells, use of auxiliary power unit (APU) for running motors, and use of hydrogen...

  • Another aircraft fuel tank collapses.  // Flying Safety;Mar1995, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p27 

    Discusses military aircraft fuel tank maintenance. Obstructions; Accidents due to improper maintenance.

  • TIPS & TRICKS.  // Model Airplane News;Jun2002, Vol. 130 Issue 6, p18 

    Presents various tips and tricks for model airplanes in the U.S. Techniques for a spotless fuel tanks; Characteristics of mirroring servos; Citation of materials for a bulletproof plane.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics